Dream it up. Jot it down.
Apple Pencil set the standard for how drawing, note-taking, and marking up documents should feel — intuitive, precise, and magical. The second‑generation Apple Pencil takes that experience even further. Now you can pair and charge wirelessly and change tools, like a pencil to an eraser, with a simple double‑tap. Go ahead, make your mark.
Designed to do more, more simply.
The second‑generation Apple Pencil attaches magnetically with a satisfying snap onto the side of your iPad Pro. Once attached, it automatically pairs with your device and charges so you’re always ready to go. And there are new ways to interact with Apple Pencil. Simply double-tap to change tools without interrupting your flow.
Magically pair. Wirelessly charge.
The second‑generation Apple Pencil starts charging when you place the flat part on the right side of your iPad Pro. It also pairs automatically with your device. And you can charge your iPad Pro and Apple Pencil at the same time. Magic, right? It’s actually magnets, but we’ll take it.
Tap to unlock new capabilities
The second‑generation Apple Pencil lets you change modes with a double-tap right where your finger rests. And you can customize your taps to easily switch between the tools you use most.
High tech for high art. And everything else.
Apple Pencil is perfect for whenever inspiration strikes. Use it to jot down notes, paint a watercolor, or design a building onsite. There are all kinds of apps in the App Store that let you do even more with Apple Pencil. Whatever you need to do, Apple Pencil is easy to use but impossible to put down.
Take notes. And make them spectacular. Take notes and sketch ideas in the Notes app as naturally as you do on paper. There are also great note-taking apps in the App Store for expressing yourself in some very colorful new ways.
Mark up email, screenshots, and more
You can write and sketch on email messages, and even draw directly in apps like Keynote. Take a screenshot, then mark up the shot you just took.
The ideal tool for artists of every kind
Apple Pencil helps you express your creative ideas. Whether you’re painting a watercolor, designing an interior, or retouching layers of a photo, Apple Pencil brings your visions to life.
Advanced technology for maximum fluidity
Apple Pencil is packed with technology designed to make using it completely intuitive. With imperceptible lag and pixel-perfect precision, it feels like a familiar writing and drawing tool you’ve always used.
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